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Streets2Homes awards

By Sarah Eneberg / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments

There was great excitement and benevolence on show at Harlow’s homeless charity Streets2Homes for a special Monday evening award ceremony last October. The charity that helps the homeless of Harlow and those who are vulnerably housed opened their doors to reward those for their hard work and dedication to Streets2Homes, to highlight the success and…

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Harlow College becomes a ‘crime scene’

By Rhiannon Gallery / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments

What do you get when you combine three different ‘crime scenes’, a handful of trainee police officers and a hoard of drama students? ‘Role-plays’ for public services students are the six year old brainchild of Paul Bird, Leader of Public Services at Harlow College. During these role-plays, drama students take on ‘criminal’ characters and create…

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College students one step closer to renovating Harlow

By Devon Taverner-Hailou / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College students’ deadline to make Prentice Place in Potter Street, a more contemporary and inventive place is rapidly approaching. Fionn Ovington, a graphic design student, is determined to make the panels in Prentice Place more visionary and original. ‘I had feedback from two clients, where I was asked to improve my designs to meet…

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Cooks Spinney Primary to feature in Parliamentary Review

By Chloe McKendrick / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments

COOKS Spinney Primary Academy in Harlow is set to feature in the upcoming 2017/2018 issue of the Parliamentary Review. The Parliamentary Review is produced every year and distributed around the country to attempt to raise standards throughout the UK with showcasing best practices. Cooks Spinney Primary Academy has been invited by RT Hon David Curry,…

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Christmas countdown begins at the Harvey Centre

By Chloe McKendrick / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments

OH HOW Very Jolly! Christmas event arrives at The Harvey Centre to begin the Christmas countdown. Residents of Harlow will be treated to a Christmas spectacular with a day full of entertainment falling on November 18 between 11am until 4pm. Special guests of the event include the Frost Fairy who will be spreading her magic…

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New venue for The Square’s annual Christmas party

By Amy Huwes / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments

THE SQUARE music venue in Harlow, which has sadly been closed, held a immensely popular Christmas party every year. The location welcomed families and friends for seven years, celebrating the festive season on Christmas Eve. Despite the venue no longer being available, the gathering will continue this year. It will now be held at Club…

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Firework nights to go off with a ‘shh’

By Charlotte Langham / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments

A charity is calling for the introduction of silent fireworks after a horse at Harlow Sanctuary was put down as a result of stress from a nearby firework display. The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) discovered that the horse had seriously injured its foot after it panicked during a firework display. PETA…

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Donate your coats to the homeless this winter

By Kloe Hackett / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments

WITH winter fast approaching, Harlow Council has launched the town’s first ‘Coat Exchange Scheme’ for the homeless and vulnerable. Situated in the central library, the scheme hopes to see people donate their unwanted coats and jackets by simply hanging them up on a rail for those in need to come in and help themselves. Scarves,…

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UK beaches are octopied

By Charlotte Langham / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments

MYSTERIOUS sightings of eight-armed molluscs, known as octopuses, were found during the night on the sand in Ceredigion Wales and previously in Norfolk. They were spotted crawling out of the sea, and their strange behaviour has left many uncertain of why the creatures were on the land. Some had died from being out of the…

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School students are taking responsibility into their own hands

By Leah Bloxham / 17th November 2017 / 0 Comments
Year 8 students

BURNT Mill Academy secondary school, Harlow, has created a Student Senior Leadership Team as a way of giving students responsibility around the school. The scheme was first introduced last year for Year 8 students and has now become a permanent fixture with Year 11 students now being given the opportunity. A team of 14 leaders…

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